Nellie Waite Gray, age 100, passed away on September 28th, 2017. She was a resident of Colorado Springs, Colorado for over 18 years, and formerly a resident of Aberdeen, Maryland. She was a loved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and homemaker.

Nellie was born on December 5th, 1916 to William Waite and Eva (Stokes) Waite in Gary, Indiana on October 21st, 1945. She married John Thomas Gray in Aberdeen, Maryland.

Nellie had a passion for all forms of art mediums, including painting, sculpturing and photography. She graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 1951. She served in the United States Army for 2 years.

She is survived by her living son, William Gray; her grandchildren: Wm. Michael II, Christopher Thomas, and Christina Michele; and great-grandchildren: Dylan Michael, and Logan Thomas. She was preceded in death by her husband, John; brothers: Alphonse A., John J., Albert J., Edward C., Alex; and sister, Helen.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Sunridge Retirement Community Chapel, located at 5820 Flintridge Drive, Colorado Springs, CO on Saturday, October 7th at 2:30pm.

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